Helen Dale on Why the Scottish Should Vote 'Yes' on Independence


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On Thursday the Scottish will vote on whether or not to remain a part of the United Kingdom. Helen Dale, who studied English law at Oxford University and Scots law at Edinburgh University, argues that the Scottish should vote "yes" on independence. That Scotland gifted the world the skeptical Enlightenment would stand it in good stead, she writes. Its current inhabitants may prove themselves worthy heirs to Adam Smith, David Hume, and all the rest.